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White Man Returns

By: Agnes Keith

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008684


Mermaid Books edition. Memoir of the author's return to North Borneo, which she and her family had left as Japanese prisoners. 224pp. Slight rubbing to spine and corners and minor spotting to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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An Airman's Letter From The Times

By: Anon.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1940

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003585


A letter from an RAF pilot to his mother, originally published in the Times, June 18, 1940, after his death. 26pp illustrated with 6 black and white drawings. Black relief drawing to front board. Some marking to boards with some red dusty stains to corners, top edges dusty and some rippling to pages, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Sailors Rest

By: Anthony & Mark Smith, John Cross (Editors)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Coates Mill Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003393


Seafaring memoirs from two World Wars. 100pp illustrated with black and white photographs. Minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy. View more info

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The Siege

By: Arthur Campbell

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1956

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 002395


Thrilling true story of the Japanese siege of Kohima, India, in 1944. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps, plus maps to endpapers. 211pp. Top edges tinted, yellow lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, spine slanted, some foxing to edges, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ darkened to spine, marked on back, with some creasing and nicks to edges and former owner's name to front flyleaf. View more info

Welcome Home - True Stories of Soldiers Returning Home from World War II

By: Ben Wicks

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Past Times: 1991

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 007224


Collection of personal recollections from around the world, both of the servicemen and the families they had left behind. 189pp illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Edges slightly sunned and minor surface marking to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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St Valery - The Impossible Odds

By: Bill Innes (Editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Birlinn Ltd: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007248


Collection of first-hand accounts of the rearguard action which led to the capture of the 51st Highland Division at St Valery-en-Caux, two week after the evacution from Dunkirk. 268pp, illustrated with 24 pages of black and white photographs and 7 maps. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The White Rabbit - The Secret Agent the Gestapo Could Not Crack

By: Bruce Marshall

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007237


The story of Wing Commander F F E Yeo-Thomas, his capture by the Gestapo and imprisonment in the concentrration camp at Buchenwald. Cassell Military Paperbacks edition of the book first published in 1952. 265pp. Slight wear to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Panzers in Russia 1941-43

By: Bruce Quarrie

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Patrick Stephens: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006707


World War 2 Photo Album Number 9. The first of two volumes concerning the German onslaught upon the Soviet Union. 95pp, illustrated with black and white photographs. Slight creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Escape and Evasion - POW Breakouts in World War Two

By: C A Burland

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007229


Cassell Military Paperbacks Edition. Exploration of the planning and execution of 18 great escapes from WWII prisoner of war camps. 192pp with index, illustrated with 8 pages of photographs and 15 maps, all in black and white. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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Odette Churchill (In Her Own Time)

By: Catharine Sanders

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Children's Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008187


Biography in the 'In Her Own Time' Series for children, about one of the few female agents to survive the Second World War. 64pp, illustrated with black and white drawings, maps and photographs. Minor surface marking to boards, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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My War, My Mules and Me

By: Charles Tennant

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Albyn Press Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005416


Account of the author's experiences in World War II in France, Tunisia, Italy and Algiers, 112pp, illustrated with contemporary black and white photographs and maps to endpapers. Foreword by Lord Thomson of Monifieth. Spine slightly slanted, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor wear to top edge and faded spine, otherwise very good. Also loosely enclosed, a letter from the author to a friend and a black and white photograph of the author h... View more info

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Battle of the Ruhr Pocket

By: Charles Whiting

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pan / Ballantine: 1972

Edition: First Thus, First Printing

Seller ID: 007106


The Pan/Ballantine History of World War II. Introduction by Peter Elstrob. 160pp illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Some rubbing and creasing to spine, corners and edges, foxing to edges and endpapers and some scuffint to cover, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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American Half-Tracks of World War 2

By: Chris Ellis & Peter Chamberlain

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Watford, Herts, Bellona Publications: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006712


Detailed history of the American designed half-tracks which served the Allies in World War II and for many years after. 104pp, illustrated with many photographs and drawings in black and white. Front endpaper missing, otherwise very good unmarked copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Roger, Sausage & Whippet - A Miscellany of Trench Lingo from the Great War

By: Christopher Moore

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Headline Publishing Group: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007946


Fascinating dictionary of First World War slang, affording a view of life at the front. 223pp illustrated in black and white. Silver drawing to front board and lettering to spine. Slight marking to edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Salute the Red Duster

By: Commander A B Campbell, RD

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Digit:

Seller ID: 000479


Lively account of merchant navy exploits during the Second World War with a foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans. Undated. Pages tanned, binding loose, page up to p.28 loose. Tear and fading to spine. No inscriptions. View more info

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Alanbrooke

By: David Fraser

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007144


Biography of one of the chief architects of Allied victory in World War II. 604pp with index, illustrated in black and white with 13 photographs and 11 maps. Some creasing to spine and cover, binding weak in centre, some turned corners and pages age-toned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Salerno: Foothold in Europe

By: Davis Mason

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Pan / Ballantyne: 1972

Edition: FirstThus

Seller ID: 005477


The Pan / Ballantyne Illustrated History of World War II. 157pp illustratd profusely throughout with black and white photographs. Spine slanted, with slight reading crease, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Battles for Cassino (Battle Standards)

By: E D Smith

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006710


David & Charles Military Book, covering the series of campaigns to force the Germans out of the fortress of Monte Cassino. Book has been damaged in storage, the cover and first few pages are creased, otherwise fair reading copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Matthausen: The History of a Death Camp

By: Evelyn Le Chene

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Corgi Books: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007128


Factual record of the infamous death camp. 301pp with index. Creasing to spine and cover and age-toning to pages, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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A Corner of a Foreign Field - The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War

By: Fiona Waters (Ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, Transatlantic Press: 2010

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 008445


Excellent collection of World War I poetry, set alongside black and white photographs from the archives of the Daily Mail. 192pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to base of spine, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has price sticker to front panel and minimal shelfwear, otherwise very good. View more info